For ministers

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Serving more through the 2025 Benefits Plan

The 2025 Benefits Plan better meets the needs of the changing Church, providing flexibility and choice for congregations and pastoral leaders.

Learn about the 2025 Benefits Plan

2025 Decision Guide for Minister Benefits

Congregations and ministers, including installed pastors and other congregational pastoral leaders, can use this decision guide to help determine 2025 eligibility and costs for the Covenant Package, Congregational Pastors Package, and Transitional Pastor's Participation.

Access the decision guide

226th General Assembly (2024)

As one of six national agencies of the General Assembly, the Board of Pensions works to support and meet the needs of the changing Church. We look forward to engaging with attendees at General Assembly this summer.

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Updated guide for structuring terms of call available

Living by the Gospel is a resource for congregations as they determine salaries and benefits for ministers for 2025. It details the benefits available through the 2025 Benefits Plan and how they work together with the education and assistance programs to support ministers’ well-being.

This decision-making resource includes data on effective salary by job code, geography, congregation size, gender, and minister age. The 223rd General Assembly (2018) authorized Living by the Gospel to promote awareness of gender disparity in benefits and salary packages.

Download Living by the Gospel

You may be eligible for assistance

The Assistance Program of the Board of Pensions supports Benefits Plan members through 11 distinct grant opportunities. Some of these grants are designed specifically for ministers, providing financial assistance for personal and educational debt and respite and vocational support.

See if you qualify

Help for life's challenges

As part of our commitment to wholeness, the Board of Pensions recognizes the need to elevate mental health and wellness for everyone. The following resources are available to you to support your mental health and well-being.

Access mental health resources

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Connect with Quantum Health

If you are enrolled in the PPO, EPO, or HDHP medical option, care navigation is available for personalized support on your healthcare journey. When you have a question about your medical or prescription drug benefits, Quantum Health's Care Coordinators are just a call, click, or tap away.

How to connect with Quantum Health

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Using your benefits

Explore information and resources that can help you better understand and use your benefits.

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